International Journal of Functional Informatics and Personalised Medicine

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Editor in Chief: Dr. Jialing Zhang
ISSN online: 1756-2112
ISSN print: 1756-2104
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Functional informatics and personalised medicine in the new era of biomedical sciences and computational sciences are interactive disciplines that hold great promise for the advancement of cutting-edge research and development in biomedical informatics and pharmaceutical sciences. IJFIPM is dedicated to promoting the research, education and awareness of functional informatics and personalised medicine, and provides a common platform for the cross-fertilisation of ideas by bridging important and complementary disciplines into an interactive and attractive forum.


 Topics covered include

  • Transcriptomics, metabolomics, epigenomics, metagenomics
  • Genomics, gene regulation, SNPs, haplotype analysis, GWAS
  • Genome-phenome/promoter/non-coding region analysis, sequencing
  • Proteomics, biomarker discovery, network/pathway analysis
  • Protein/RNA structure/function/interactions, non-coding RNA analysis
  • Evolution/phylogeny, alternative splicing, post-translational modifications
  • Biomedical databases, text/data mining, visualisation, signal/image analysis
  • Computational modelling/data integration, molecular simulation
  • Computational/web intelligence, machine learning
  • Medical expert systems/social networks
  • Biomedical intelligence, clinical data analysis, medical diagnosis/decision fusion
  • Electronic health records, hospital IT, telemedicine
  • Bio/quantum/nano/evolutionary/cloud/grid/mobile/distributed computing
  • Biomedical sensors, tissue engineering/biomaterials
  • Environmental health, food science, traditional/Chinese medicine


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  • Omics and Systems Biology
    • Next-generation sequencing
    • Metagenomics
    • SNPs, haplotype analysis and GWAS
    • Comparative genomics
    • Transcriptomics
    • Gene regulation
    • Promoter and non-coding region analysis
    • Network/pathway analysis
    • Proteomics
    • Metabolomics
    • Epigenetic studies and epigenomics
    • Genome-phenome analysis
    • Biomarker discovery

  • Biomolecules
    • Evolution and phylogeny
    • Protein/RNA structure, function and interactions
    • Alternative plicing
    • Post-translational modifications
    • Non-coding RNA analysis

  • Biomedical Informatics
    • Biomedical text mining and ontologies
    • Biomedical databases
    • Biological data mining and visualisation
    • Computational modelling and data integration
    • Biomedical signal/image analysis
    • Molecular simulation
    • Computational intelligence
    • Machine learning
    • Web intelligence
    • Medical expert systems
    • Medical social networks

  • Health Informatics
    • Biomedical intelligence
    • Clinical data analysis
    • Electronic health records
    • Hospital IT
    • Medical diagnosis
    • Medical decision fusion
    • Personalised health data mining
    • Telemedicine

  • Nature-Inspired Computing
    • Biocomputing
    • Quantum computing
    • Nanocomputing
    • Evolutionary computing

  • High Performance Computing in Biomedicine
    • Cloud computing
    • Grid computing
    • Mobile computing
    • Distributed computing

  • Other Areas
    • Biomedical sensors
    • Tissue engineering and biomaterials
    • Environmental health
    • Food science
    • Traditional medicine
    • Traditional Chinese medicine



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The objectives of IJFIPM are to promote dialogue among researchers from multiple disciplines and the advancement of innovative medicine, biotechnology, environmental, biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences driven by functional informatics and personalised medicine. The journal also seeks to establish an effective communication channel between government agencies and academic/research institutions.


The audience for IJFIPM consists of scientists, researchers, environmental, biomedical and pharmaceutical practitioners, academics, graduate students, medical professionals and engineers working and interested in learning about new trends in functional informatics and personalised medicine.


IJFIPM publishes original papers, application notes, review papers, case studies, conference reports, book reviews, commentaries, and news. Special Issues devoted to important research topics and major international conferences in the fields are published



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    Editor in Chief

  • Zhang, Jialing, Yale University, USA

Managing Editors

  • Xi, Dan, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, USA
  • Zhang, Yanqing, Georgia State University, USA

Consulting Editors

  • Altman, Russ B., Stanford University, USA
  • Arabnia, Hamid R., University of Georgia, USA
  • Athey, Brian D., University of Michigan Medical School, USA
  • Borodovsky, Mark, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Dunker, A. Keith, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA
  • Ho, Chih-Ming, University of California, USA
  • Jakobsson, Eric, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Liu, Jun S., Harvard University, USA

Editorial Board Members

  • Alinejad-Rokny, Hamid, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Amudhavel, J., KL University, India
  • Bajcsy, Ruzena, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Chen, Tony, National Institute of Health, USA
  • Das, Priti, SCB Medical College and Hospital, India
  • Deng, Youping, SpecPro Inc, USA
  • Duan, Ye, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
  • Honavar, Vasant, Iowa State University, USA
  • Hua, Mei, Affiliate Hospital of Inner Mongolia Medical University, China
  • Huang, Heng, University of Texas, USA
  • Jiang, Xiaoyi, University of Münster, Germany
  • Kasabov, Nikola, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
  • Kumar, Parveen, The Jackson Laboratory, USA
  • Kumar, Sathish A.P., Coastal Carolina University, USA
  • Land, Jr., Walker H., Binghamton University, State University of New York, USA
  • Li, Changyi, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, China
  • Lightfoot, David, Southern Illinois University, USA
  • Naik, Swapna, Johns Hopkins University, USA
  • Shen, Quan, Jiangsu University, China
  • Späth, Stephan Stanislaw, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany
  • Vasilakos, Athanasios, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden
  • Wang, Patrick S. P., Northeastern University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • Wei, Min, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, China
  • Yan, Bin, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
  • Zhang, Dong, Changzhi Medical College, China
  • Zhang, Mao, Baotou Central Hospital, China
  • Zhou, Hong, University of Saint Joseph, USA
  • Zhu, Michelle M., Southern Illinois University, USA


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